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Advancing Health Outcomes
1 week ago

Providing respectful and competent care is a cornerstone of exceptional nursing. However, a patient’s perception of healthcare and healthcare providers’ abilities to provide comprehensive care can be impacted (positively or negatively) by a healthcare provider’s ability to take a patient’s own background and experiences into account. One organization working to help increase the comfort level in Alaska Native (AN) and American Indian (AI) people seeking healthcare is the Recruitment and Retention of Alaska Natives into Nursing (RRANN) program through the University of Alaska Anchorage in Anchorage, Alaska.

Insights from the New Nurse
December 15, 2017

Throughout this year, nurses who have recently started careers in various specialties have shared advice, inspiration, and insights for students considering different nursing paths. Whether you are heading into your final semester of nursing school or beginning a career of your own, here are some of the best pieces of advice we’ve received this year to guide you on your journey to becoming a nurse.

Insights from the New Nurse
September 26, 2017

Randy "Joey" Ryan brings a unique perspective to nursing. As a member of the United States Navy Reserve, vice president of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA), president of the Stony Brooke Student Nurses' Association (SBSNA) and 2017 Johnson & Johnson Global Citizen Young Health Leader, his goal remains to make a positive impact in patients' lives as their nurse.

Spotlight
August 15, 2017

Johnson & Johnson believes good health changes everything. This belief drives a company-wide commitment to bringing meaningful change to protect the most vulnerable and those often forgotten through combating global infectious diseases, driving advances in maternal and child health, providing access to essential surgery and supporting health workforce training, in a way that supports a healthy environment for all. Inspired by this commitment to make an impact, Johnson & Johnson is proud to be a major sponsor of the Global Citizen Festival in New York City, on September 23, 2017, which is focused on driving action for the most pressing health issues.

Insights from the New Nurse
July 12, 2017

2017 has been quite the year for Jennifer Kalenkoski, RN, who was recently elected as 2017-2018 president of the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). After graduating with an associate’s degree in May, Jennifer moved to Rochester, Minn., to begin her career in the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at the Mayo Clinic this fall as she completes a Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. We recently spoke to Jennifer about her nursing journey and how she manages her busy schedule, as well as NSNA’s plans for the upcoming academic year.

Advancing Health Outcomes
July 12, 2017

As the number of nurses reaching retirement age each year continues to grow, hospitals like University of Missouri Health Care are faced with the challenge of recruiting and retaining qualified nurses. Learn more about the creative solutions the hospital has employed to address the problem.

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